Land degradation : problems and policies [E-Book] / edited by Anthony Chisholm and Robert Dumsday.
Chisholm, Anthony H., (editor)
Dumsday, Robert, (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1987
1 online resource (xix, 404 pages)
englisch
9780511898020
9780521123235
9780521340793
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Douglas Whalan
  • Land degradation and government / John Kerin
  • Australia's land resources at risk / Colin Chartres
  • Biological and physical phenomena in land degradation / Gordon Burch, Dean Graetz and Ian Noble
  • Detection and measurement of land degradation processes / Robert Wasson. Commentary / Adrian Webb
  • Onsite costs of land degradation in agriculture and forestry / Michael Blyth and Andrew McCallum
  • Offsite costs of land degradation / Garrett Upstill and Timothy Yapp
  • Degradation pressures from non-agricultural land uses / Lance Woods. Commentary / Peter Greig
  • Land degradation : legal issues and institutional constraints / John Bradsen and Robert Fowler. Commentary / Michael Barker.
  • Land tenure : plaything of governments or an effective instrument? / Michael Young
  • Social bases of farmers' responses to land degradation / Roy Rickson [and others]
  • Land degradation : behavioural causes / John Quiggin
  • An economic perspective on government intervention in land degradation / Michael Kirby and Michael Blyth
  • Abatement of land degradation : regulation vs economic incentives / Anthony Chisholm. Commentary / Geoff Edwards
  • Pressure groups / John Ballard
  • Non-government organisations : a synopsis by the National Farmers' Federation / Andrew Robb
  • Non-government organisations : a synopsis by the Australian Conservation Foundation / Geoff Mosley
  • Policy agents : their interaction and effectiveness / Robert Junor and Warwick Watkins. Commentary / John Paterson.
  • Contributions from the physical and biological sciences / Graeme Robertson
  • Contributions from the social sciences / Robert Dumsday
  • Thepracticalities of policy solutions / Bruce Davis
  • Rational approaches to environmental issues / Anthony Chisholm. Comments / Bruce Davidson. Comments / John Thomas.